Escape the obvious with Exsus Travel’s hand-picked luxury honeymoons, which offer more than just a regular fly and flop. Centred around experiences tailored to you and your partner, these are once-in-a-lifetime holidays; the kind that will turn into lifelong memories.
Romantic honeymoon destinations to visit in 2019
Whatever your taste, there is something for everyone – from a cloud forest retreat in Costa Rica and a sun-kissed getaway to Greece and Croatia, to a Zimbabwean safari and a super luxurious escape to the Maldives and Sri Lanka.
Greece and Croatia
Greece and Croatia are a winning combination when it comes to honeymoons. Inspired by Mamma Mia, this trip takes you to the countries’ main hotspots: Santorini, Naxos, Mykonos, Dubrovnik, Korcula and Hvar.
Stay in a hotel built within reformed 17th-century houses carved into the cliffs in romantic Santorini, get a bird’s eye view of Dubrovnik’s red-roofed Old Town, and finish off in Croatia’s sunniest spot, Hvar, which boasts a glamorous yacht scene.
Costa Rica’s lush green jungle setting and pristine beaches might be just the place to start your new life together.
Go hiking in the Volcano Valley with a guide and see monkeys, sloths and frogs, stay at an eco-luxury retreat within 500 acres of tropical cloud forest, and get an authentic hacienda experience in the coffee region, finishing off on the immaculate Pacific coastline.
Some newlyweds dream of sun, sea and lazy days doing nothing, but we believe that trying new experiences together brings you closer. If adventure is what you’re after, look no further than the Land of Fire and Ice for a romantic mini-moon, with a healthy dose of wilderness adventure.
You’ll be surrounded by lava fields, gushing geysers and waterfalls. Moreover, you can also dive between tectonic plates and, weather permitting, see the Northern Lights. Catch your breath with a blissful dip in the Blue Lagoon.
A Zimbabwe safari is the ideal honeymoon for wildlife lovers wishing to get up close and personal with the Big Five. Start off in Hwange – the country’s biggest national park – where you can see lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and buffaloes.
Afterwards, head to Victoria Falls, which you can explore with a scenic helicopter ride. You can also go white-water rafting, try zip-lining, explore the Chobe National Park and have a romantic dining experience on board a steam train.
Fiji, California and Hong Kong
An idyllic holiday to Fiji, bookended by California and Hong Kong is perfect for couples who just can’t narrow their destination down to one. Experience the blissful paradise setting of Fiji and stay in a traditional wooden bure, surrounded by crystalline blue waters.
The buzz of Santa Monica and vibrant Hong Kong add some action and adventure; a great contrast to a mellow and sublime island retreat.
Sri Lanka and the Maldives
Experience undiluted barefoot luxury in the Maldives, combined with a cultural trip to Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle and Kandy. Take in the archaeological sites of Anuradhapura, stay in a stilted hideaway above green wetlands and rice paddies with views of the Sigiriya rock fortress and stroll through the tea plantations of the Norwood Tea Estate.
The perfect end to an action-packed Sri Lankan escapade, the eco-friendly Six Senses Laamu in the Maldives offers a slice of paradise, with picture-perfect beaches, a wellness philosophy, an open-air jungle cinema and school of manta rays.
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